Graduates sail a log for charity

Three Chemistry graduates have completed a charity sailing trip down the coast of Tanzania and around Zanzibar in a hollowed out log with a bed sheet for a sail.

They faced 8ft swells in a Ngalawa, a hollowed out mango tree trunk with two planks lashed on across for balance, in 40C heat.

The friends, who met at the University of Leeds, will donate their funds to rainforest charity Cool Earth and a cancer hospice that looked after another of their friends.

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